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1. Adventures of Superman (1952–1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The Man of Steel fights crime with help from his friends at the Daily Planet.

Stars: George Reeves, Noel Neill, John Hamilton, Bill Kennedy

Votes: 3,117

2. The Eagle's Brood (1935)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.0
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When the outlaw El Toro saves Hoppy's life, Hoppy agrees to find his missing grandson.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, James Ellison, William Farnum, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Votes: 168

3. Baby Face (1933)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank - by gleefully sleeping her way to the top.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook, Alphonse Ethier

Votes: 5,838

4. Outlaws of the Desert (1941)

Not Rated | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.1
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Hoppy, Johnny and California go to Arabia to buy some horses. There they get involved with a sheik and a harem and a kidnapping plot.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Brad King, Duncan Renaldo

Votes: 98

5. Hop-a-Long Cassidy (1935)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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An evil ranch foreman tries to provoke a range war by playing two cattlemen against each other while helping a gang to rustle the cattle. Each cattleman blames the other for missing cattle.... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, James Ellison, Paula Stone, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Votes: 257

6. The Trap (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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When a troupe of showgirls with their impresario and press agent vacation at a Malibu Beach resort, two of them are garroted. Charlie takes on the case assisted by Number Two Son Jimmy and faithful chauffeur Birmingham Brown.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Victor Sen Yung, Tanis Chandler

Votes: 914

7. Bar 20 Rides Again (1935)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.0
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Cattle rustler Nevada dreams of living like an emperor in the West. Hoppy and the Bar 20 boys aim to put an end to his dream.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, James Ellison, Jean Rouverol, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Votes: 161

8. Ladies They Talk About (1933)

Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her.

Directors: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot, Dorothy Burgess

Votes: 1,295

9. Smarty (1934)

Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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Vicki Wallace (Joan Blondell) takes great pleasure in teasing her husband,Tony Wallace (Warren William), who takes no pleasure at all in being teased and it isn't long before he ups and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Joan Blondell, Warren William, Edward Everett Horton, Frank McHugh

Votes: 380

10. A Successful Calamity (1932)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A wealthy industrialist tests the loyalty of his spoiled children and selfish wife by pretending to be broke.

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: George Arliss, Mary Astor, Evalyn Knapp, Grant Mitchell

Votes: 362

11. The Stu Erwin Show (1950–1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Stu Erwin played a mild-mannered high-school principal, with June Collyer as his wife.

Stars: Stuart Erwin, June Collyer, Ann E. Todd, Sheila James Kuehl

Votes: 91

12. The Big Show-Off (1945)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.9
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Joe Bagley, owner of the Blue Heaven Club, tries to foster a romance between shy pianist Sandy Elliott and band vocalist June Mayfield. Joe tells June that Sandy is really a professional, ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Arthur Lake, Dale Evans, Lionel Stander, George Meeker

Votes: 52

13. Racket Squad (1950–1953)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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This series dramatizes confidence games which fall under the jurisdiction of Captain John Braddock.

Stars: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont, Keith Richards, Griff Barnett

Votes: 91

14. Heroes for Sale (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, War

7.4
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A veteran fights drug addiction to make his way in the business world.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Loretta Young, Richard Barthelmess, Aline MacMahon, Gordon Westcott

Votes: 1,975

15. The Match King (1932)

Passed | 79 min | Drama

6.9
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Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft to finance a trip to Sweden where by trickery he gains control of his uncle's small match factory. By expert manipulation ... See full summary »

Directors: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | Stars: Warren William, Lili Damita, Glenda Farrell, Juliette Compton

Votes: 458

16. Identity Unknown (1945)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, War

6.1
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A soldier survives a bombing in which his three fellow soldiers were killed. When he recovers he discovers he has amnesia, and since his companions' bodies were burned beyond recognition, ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Colmes | Stars: Richard Arlen, Cheryl Walker, Roger Pryor, Bobby Driscoll

Votes: 177

17. Heat Lightning (1934)

Passed | 63 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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In the Mohave Desert, Olga runs a gas station, lunch counter, and auto camp with her younger sister Myra. In a 24-hour period, Olga must deal with Myra's desire to go to a town dance with a... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Aline MacMahon, Ann Dvorak, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 565

18. The Prince of Thieves (1948)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.5
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Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Jon Hall, Patricia Morison, Adele Jergens, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 82

19. Up in the Air (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Comedy, Music

5.8
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A none-too-popular (nor good) radio singer, Rita Wilson is murdered while singing on the air in a radio studio. Radio page boy, Frankie Ryan, and his janitor pal, Jeff, solve the mystery ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Frankie Darro, Marjorie Reynolds, Mantan Moreland, Lorna Gray

Votes: 245

20. Call of the Prairie (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Western

6.9
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Hoppy has to bust up a gang of outlaws with the help of his sidekicks Shanghai and Johnny. As usual, he walks through the fusillade unscathed.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, James Ellison, Muriel Evans, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Votes: 125

21. Beau Brummel (1924)

135 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley. Despite her own desperate love for Brummel, she submits to family pressure and marries ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Willard Louis, Carmel Myers

Votes: 398 | Gross: $0.29M

22. Irish Luck (1939)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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Buzzy O'Brien is a bellhop in a hotel where a guest is murdered. The police blame Kitty Monahan and Buzzy succeeds in helping her escape and hides her at his home with his mother. Buzzy and... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Frankie Darro, Mantan Moreland, Dick Purcell, Sheila Darcy

Votes: 138

23. Midnight Limited (1940)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.0
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The Phantom Robber gets a fortune in jewels and some valuable papers from a robbery on the crack train "The Midnight Limited" and Val Lennon and his pretty assistant, Joan Marshall, are on ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: John 'Dusty' King, Marjorie Reynolds, George Cleveland, Edward Keane

Votes: 142

24. Heart of the West (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Western

6.9
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Ranch owner Sally Jordan is engaged in a fence war with rancher Big John Trumbull. Hoppy and Johnny, along with trusty sidekick Windy, side with Sally Jordan. They control a huge cattle stampede by using dynamite.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, James Ellison, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 123

25. Twilight on the Trail (1941)

Passed | 57 min | Western

6.7
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Hoppy, Lucky and California are chasing cattle rustlers who have been bothering cattle rancher friends of Hoppy. A crooked foreman is the source of the trouble. Johnny and Lucy are the love... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Brad King, Wanda McKay

Votes: 93

26. Gun Smoke (1945)

Approved | 57 min | Western

5.8
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U.S. Marshals Nevada Jack McKenzie and Sandy Hopkins come upon an overturned stagecoach with the driver and the passenger dead. They learn that the passenger, Hinkley, an archaeologist, has... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hatton, Jennifer Holt, Riley Hill

Votes: 22

27. The Showdown (1940)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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European bad guy Baron Bendor leads some local townsmen in a plot to obtain horses through theft. Hoppy and his sidekicks Lucky and Speedy must find and expose the horse thieves.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Britt Wood, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 113

28. The Famous Ferguson Case (1932)

74 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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A foreword warns against the peril of yellow journalism, and the story illustrates it by following events in the upstate New York town of Cornwall after prominant financier George Ferguson ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Joan Blondell, Grant Mitchell, Vivienne Osborne, Adrienne Dore

Votes: 224

29. Three on the Trail (1936)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Drama, Western

7.0
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An evil gang is involved in both cattle rustling and the robbing of stagecoaches. Hoppy must stop them without help from the sheriff who turns out be a major outlaw himself.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, James Ellison, Onslow Stevens, Muriel Evans

Votes: 127

30. Boys' Reformatory (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.3
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A tough street kid takes the rap for a burglary committed by the son of his foster family and is sent to a boys reformatory, where the inmates are under the thumb of corrupt guards and a brutal prison doctor.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Frankie Darro, Grant Withers, Lillian Elliott, Frank Coghlan Jr.

Votes: 50

31. Beyond the Last Frontier (1943)

Approved | 60 min | Western

5.8
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The Rangers are after Hadley and his men and have planted Johnny Revere into his gang to warn them of his raids. But Hadley realizes he has a spy in his group and gets Trigger Dolan to join... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Eddie Dew, Smiley Burnette, Lorraine Miller, Robert Mitchum

Votes: 26

32. Mark Saber (1951–1953)

30 min | Drama

7.0
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The first Saber was on from October 1951 to June 1954. In this version, Inspector Saber was an Englishman who was a policeman on a big-city U.S. police department. He was assisted by his ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Conway, James Burke, Frank J. Scannell, Madeleine Burkette

Votes: 10

33. Who's Guilty? (1945)

Approved | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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Walter Calvert (Davison Clark) calls upon his brother Henry (Davison Clark) at his eerie old house and demands a share of the family fortune, and threatens to kill Henry if he doesn't get ... See full summary »

Directors: Howard Bretherton, Wallace Grissell | Stars: Robert Kent, Amelita Ward, Tim Ryan, Jayne Hazard

Votes: 22

34. The House on 56th Street (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Drama, History

6.5
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It is the World War I period, and Peggy Martin, a showgirl and mistress to London Fiske, marries her love, handsome Monte Van Tyle. They move into the house on 56th street and have a baby, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Kay Francis, Ricardo Cortez, Gene Raymond, John Halliday

Votes: 533

35. Sky Patrol (1939)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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"Tailspin Tommy" Tompkins and "Skeeter" Milligan are training young U. S. Army fliers for the newly-formed 'Sky Patrol,'a branch of the Army Reserves which operates along the borders and ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: John Trent, Marjorie Reynolds, Milburn Stone, Jason Robards Sr.

Votes: 54

36. The San Antonio Kid (1944)

Approved | 59 min | Western

6.2
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Red Ryder tries to expose murderous crooks who are terrorizing ranchers into selling their land because they contain secret, oil rich deposits.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Linda Stirling

Votes: 55

37. In Old Colorado (1941)

Approved | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.9
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Joe Weiler has instigated a conflict over water rights between two ranchers. The idea is to have the ranchers do each other in then move in and take over. Hoppy and the good guys won't let this happen.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Andy Clyde, Margaret Hayes

Votes: 135

38. On the Spot (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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Frankie Kelly is the soda jerk and embryo scientist in Midvales only drugstore. Two murders and an attempted killing suddenly swing Midvale into national prominence. Frankie and his pal, ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Frankie Darro, Mary Kornman, Mantan Moreland, John St. Polis

Votes: 51

39. The Monster and the Ape (1945)

Passed | 295 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.0
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At the Bainbridge Research Foundation, Professor Franklin Arnold, displays his creation, the Metalogen Man, a robot, to Professor Ernst and three other colleagues. Shortly afterward, the ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Robert Lowery, George Macready, Ralph Morgan, Carole Mathews

Votes: 57

40. Louisiana (1947)

Approved | 85 min | Drama

7.7
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Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Jimmie Davis, Margaret Lindsay, John Gallaudet, Freddie Stewart

Votes: 12

41. Whispering Footsteps (1943)

54 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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A bank clerk in a small town returns home from a vacation in Indianapolis, and hears a story on the radio about a girl found murdered there. The description of the killer fits him exactly, ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: John Hubbard, Rita Quigley, Joan Blair, Charles Halton

Votes: 116

42. Return of the Terror (1934)

65 min | Mystery

6.2
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"The Terror", a killer whose identity is unknown, occupies an English country house that has been converted into an inn.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Mary Astor, Lyle Talbot, John Halliday, Frank McHugh

Votes: 17

43. Star Reporter (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.8
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John Randolph (Warren Hull), an idealistic young newspaper owner who uses his paper as an instrument for the public good, uses a campaign against crime to successfully run grafting ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Warren Hull, Marsha Hunt, Wallis Clark, Clay Clement

Votes: 58

44. Dawn on the Great Divide (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Buck Roberts is leading a wagon train of railroad supplies and Jim Corkle and his henchman Loder are out to stop them by using white men dressed as Indians for the attacks.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Buck Jones, Mona Barrie, Raymond Hatton, Robert Lowery

Votes: 126

45. Dinky (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Drama

5.5
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Mrs. Daniels has been framed on a fraud charge and sent to prison. By bundling her son, Dinky, off to military school, she is able to keep her shame a secret from him. Upon learning the ... See full summary »

Directors: Howard Bretherton, D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Mary Astor, Roger Pryor, Henry Armetta

Votes: 103

46. Isle of Escape (1930)

Passed | 60 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Monte Blue, Myrna Loy, Betty Compson, Noah Beery

Votes: 13

47. Secret Valley (1937)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Crime, Romance

6.0
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Rancher entertains girl in Nevada to get a divorce. Then her gangster husband shows up.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Richard Arlen, Virginia Grey, Norman Willis, Russell Hicks

Votes: 20

48. Hidden Valley Outlaws (1944)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Lawyer Leland is using land rights to kick the ranchers off their land. When Wild Bill and Gabby arrive to help the ranchers, he has actor Percel frame them for murder and then incites the townsmen to lynch them.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Bill Elliott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Anne Jeffreys, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 27

49. Down Texas Way (1942)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.6
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The sixth film of Monogram's eight-film series, "The Rough Riders", has U. S. Marshals Buck Roberts (Buck Jones) and Tim McCall (Tim McCoy) coming to a Texas town to visit their friend, U. ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Raymond Hatton, Luana Walters

Votes: 66

50. The Redeeming Sin (1929)

75 min | Romance

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The Redeeming Sin (1929) is a crime drama part-talking silent film with Vitaphone music and sound effects. It was produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and stars Dolores Costello. This film is currently a lost film.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Dolores Costello, Conrad Nagel, George E. Stone, Philippe De Lacy



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